Jonathan Ziegler

Jonathan Ziegler

  • Art Director

Areas of Expertise

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Art direction and design
  • Brand compliance
  • Exhibits and displays


  • University of Washington, BFA

With an extensive background in art direction, layout, and brand compliance, Jonathan Ziegler brings more than 25 years of experience in visual communications to the College of Agricultural Sciences. Jonathan works directly with marketing strategists, copywriters, and designers to create effective solutions for print, social, and environmental graphics.

In his role as art director, Jonathan guides visual communications for college relations, undergraduate education, and the Berkey Creamery. His work includes the Penn State Ag Science magazine, the college overview, and undergraduate recruiting materials.

Before joining the College of Agricultural Sciences, Jonathan was the art director for the Penn State Alumni Association and the award-winning The Penn Stater magazine. During his time at The Penn Stater, he helped his team win the 2007 Robert Sibley Magazine of the Year award. Prior to Penn State, he worked as a designer/paralegal for the law firm Lane, Powell, Spears, Lubersky in Seattle, where he was responsible for brand compliance, design and production of marketing publications, and the creation of trial exhibits.

Originally from Columbia, Pennsylvania, Jonathan attended the University of Washington where he received a BFA in graphic design in 1995. When not in the office, he can be found in the backcountry hunting for trout streams and roadside diners.